Diet Diva
Diet Diva

Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus. 

  • Feb 23 2011

    Eat This for a Healthy Heart

    The heart is one of the hardest working muscles in the body. It pumps an average of 2,000 gallons of blood through 60,000 miles of blood vessels each day. Instead of focusing on what NOT to eat, let’s look at what TO eat! Choose Heart H...

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  • Dec 22 2010

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  • Dec 03 2010

    Anti-Aging Foods - Fight Aging From the Inside Out

    Is it just me or is there some cream or pill around every corner and on every shelf that promises to stop aging in its tracks? Even though the economy has taken a hit in the past few years (I am trying to avoid saying ‘tough economic times’ one...

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  • Dec 01 2010

    Healthy Fats 101

    Certain fats are actually an essential part of a healthy diet and can be very good for you! It’s just all about portion and choosing the right types.

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  • Feb 26 2010

    Pistachios: The Wonderful Green Nut

    Last week was National Almond Day and now February 26 is World Pistachio Day. I guess February is the month to eat nuts!Pistachios are another favorite nut of mine because they taste great and they are also lower in calories than a lot of the oth...

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  • Feb 26 2010

    Is Raw Milk Better for You?

    My mother grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin and she talks about drinking truly fresh milk, right after milking the cows. The taste, she says, is wonderful and unlike any other milk you can get today. Back then, she wouldn't drink the milk at ...

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  • Feb 15 2010

    Almonds Are In: Learn the Health Benefits of Almonds

    In honor of National Almond Day (February 16) I thought I would write about the wonderful nutritional benefits of almonds.Did you know that 100% of the almonds in the United States come from California? And 80% of the world's almonds are from Cal...

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  • Feb 11 2010

    Love Your Heart: Heart-Healthy Eating Tips

    Love is in the air with Valentine's Day right around the corner. February is Heart Month and here are a few ways to keep your ticker strong!What does it mean to eat right for heart health?Avoid too much saturated fat and trans fatEat more soluble...

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MS, RD, CSSD, LD/N

Tara Gidus is a nationally recognized expert and spokesperson on nutrition and fitness.

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